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Dorner may have been in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago, police say

February 08, 2013|By John Glionna, Los Angeles Times

Las Vegas police believe that the ex-cop accused of murdering three people was at his Las Vegas home as recently as a couple of weeks ago, Assistant Sheriff Greg McCurdy said Friday afternoon.

Christopher Jordan Dorner has not been spotted in Las Vegas since the latest shooting Thursday morning, but McCurdy warned residents that he could possibly return because he owns a house and has connections in Las Vegas. Police are working closely with the FBI to follow up on any leads to assist in the investigation, he said.

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Dorner is a highly trained fugitive with a military background, McCurdy said. “We take this very seriously,” he said. “This is a very dangerous person.”

In addition, Las Vegas police officers are now patrolling in teams of two, he said.

Dorner’s home is a two-story, white stucco house on the far western side of Las Vegas, miles from the strip. The house has been under police surveillance.


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